(From Left) Luxami Utaipol-Dumur, Marc H. Dumur, general manager of Meritus Hotel, Worapong Moochaotai, executive of the hotel (Right), and Murray Dickson, general manager and managing editor of Chiangmai Mail (Center) at the cocktail party introducing Meritus Hotel, a luxurious hotel on Chang Klan Road that will be officially opened in October.

Busarin Larpadisorn, MD of the Wine Gallery (Chiang Mai) (2nd left) organized a wine tasting dinner at the Farang Ses French restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort. (From left) Mark Bradford, the resort’s GM, Pongthep Leenutaphong, Upsorn Karchanakan, Suttipong Jindasilp, Thananan Vilailuck and Charoenrath Vilailuck.

McCormick Hospital provided a free mobile public health service to people in remote areas at the New Life Foundation, Lee Phueng Tham Church, Lamphun.

Prof. Dr. Pongsak Angkasith, President of Chiang Mai University (center) received consumer goods from the Public Disaster Relief Center, Wing 41, Chiang Mai to give to unfortunate people who have suffered flooding in the Northern region.

Enjoying a wonderful Indian dinner at the newly opened ‘The Chedi’ Chiang Mai were (from left) Pollapat Sawatdikomol (Phuket), Roy Blom, Mohamad Jesr (Lotus Hotel), Frans Betgem (Khiri Travel), Michael Vogt, Angele Liu (Guru 2 of D2 Hotel), David Thomas (Wanna Tour), Somock Inthavong (Guru D2 Hotel) and Eleanor Hardy (GM ‘The Chedi’).

A surprise Birthday Party for Ronnie (center with umbrella) was arranged at the ‘River Ping Palace’ where proprietor Esther Ting and her team were ready. Despite some showers Ronnie celebrated her 75th birthday among friends and in style.